…Celebrates outstanding customers, staff
In spite of the widespread cash crisis witnessed in the country, which caused a steep drop in business activities by rendering individuals cashless as well as increased decline in productivity in the private sector of the economy, a leading multi-national pharmaceutical company in Nigeria, Shalina Healthcare Limited has consolidated the success it recorded in the last financial year by wrapping up the 2022/2023 financial year in a very remarkable way.
The colourful occasion, tagged “Shalina National Conference 2023: Celebrating Outstanding Achievements”, which took place at the Mariot Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, was said to be aimed at celebrating the business partners, staff and friends of the company, and to celebrate the success recorded so far, as well as plan for years ahead.
Speaking at the opening ceremony for the two days event, the Chief Executive Officer of the company, Shalina Clifford appreciated the staff as well as the business partners of the company for the business growth, saying “against all odds, the company made a lot of remarkable progress in the year which accumulated into a success story.
According to her, one of the success stories is that the company has become a truly Nigerian brand with its first mega factory in Africa being completed in Nigeria, adding that in the upcoming new financial year, the company will be exporting Shalina products manufactured in Nigeria to the outside world.
While appreciating the business partners for their outstanding performance in the outgone year, Clifford reiterated the company’s commitment to the provision of affordable quality healthcare delivery in Nigeria, saying the success is dedicated to the business partners for the wholehearted support, which she said made the company grow against all odds.
Also speaking on the success stories of the company in the 2023 financial year, its Chief Commercial Officer (Pharma) West Africa, Arun Raj declared that the company has gone beyond expectations to increase its business activities in coverage, visibility, improved products, customers and staff appreciation among others.
According to him; “In Nigeria as its major market in Africa, today, a good number of the company’s brands and products are visible all over the country and has exceeded expectations in camaraderie, respect, credibility, pride, quality and so on. It is also good to note that, in 2022/2023 year, our corporate market initiatives have made us reach out to our customers in unique and special ways.
He continued, “Some of our activities – national conferences participation, Shalina Youth Talents Award (SYTA), Rising Stars Award, ‘My Voice My Identity’ among others have created an unprecedented place for us in the market,” He said.
The high point of the two-day event was the award ceremony which featured presentations of awards to a good number of distinguished members of staff in different categories and special recognition awards to the brand ambassadors of the company for their significant contributions to the growth of the company and her brands.
Some of the ambassadors present include: popular skit makers, Samuel Animashaun Perry, popularly known as Broda Shaggy; Emmanuela Samuel and Mark Angel, award-winning dancer, Kafayat Oluwatosin Shafau, aka Kaffy as well as musician and song writer, Zadok Aghalengbe.